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Electrons flowing like liquid in graphene start a new wave of physics
A new understanding of the physics of conductive materials has been uncovered by scientists observing the unusual movement of electrons in graphene.
Expert comment: How should cities respond to urban vehicular attacks?
Martin Coward, Reader in International Politics, discusses the recent tragedies in Barcelona and Cambrils, and how cities can respond to urban vehicle-borne attacks.
Students donate over £85,000 and 2,300 meals to charity
Undergraduate students leaving halls have donated the equivalent of £85,750 to the British Heart Foundation in the annual ‘Give It Don’t Bin It’ end of year campaign.
Expert comment: Aid workers in the line of fire
Allard Duursma of The University of Manchester’s Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute looks at acts of violence against aid workers and peacekeepers.
Study identifies a new way to prevent a deadly fungal infection spreading to the brain
New research has discovered a way to stop a deadly fungus from ‘hijacking’ the body’s immune system and spreading to the brain.
Researchers use polystyrene to make cheaper next-generation solar panels
Researchers from Manchester are using polystyrene particles rather than expensive polymers to make the next generation of solar cells cheaper and more stable.
Policy blog: trade unions, EU workers and ‘Brexit’: more complexity, less certainty
The third in our series of policy blogs from the ‘Brexit, Regulation and Society’ event explores the impact of Brexit, trade deals and EU migration for UK trade unions.
Flexible batteries power the future of wearable technology
The rapid development of wearable technology has received another boost from a new development using graphene for printed electronic devices.
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